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Manchester United and Chelsea sent scouts to watch Ozan Tufan

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The father of highly-rated Turkish midfielder Ozan Tufan has revealed that several top European clubs - including Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea - have sent scouts to watch his son in action.

The 19-year-old, who currently plies his trade for Bursaspor and has already been capped six times by Turkey, is expected to spark a bidding war in the summer.

Although it had already been reported that Atletico Madrid and Valencia had sent scouts to watch the teenager - Tufan Snr. suggests as many as seven big clubs are monitoring the youngster’s progress with a view to making a formal offer in the summer.

Tufan's rather confirms interest

"Atletico and also Valencia have been to see him play but they are not alone,” Tufan’s father commented.

"Other big European teams have sent scouts to watch Ozan play - AC Milan, Juventus, Chelsea and both Manchester clubs, City and United."

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Asking price: £5m

The Express understand that Bursaspor value the defensive midfielder to be worth around the £5 million-mark - a fee which makes the deal a potential no-brainer for the aforementioned interested clubs.

Despite his relatively young age, Tufan is a player ready for first-team action - as THIS stunning goal for Turkey against Denmark last year clearly demonstrates.

But which club should he join? Have your say in the comments below.

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